BMW’s driverless cars: A quantum leap to Level 5

The countdown to the mass production of autonomous cars has begun – much sooner than most experts expected. Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Development, outlines his strategy.

It is still too early to write a history of automated driving, yet a number of inter-connected developments are beginning to emerge. Ten years ago, for example, a small start-up from Israel shot to fame when BMW presented the first “vehicle that can see”: a BMW 5 Series limousine with Mobileye cameras and photo recognition software.

Today, this expert in camera-based environmental recognition is working with all the leading car manufacturers – and has just become part of the Intel Corporation: “In a form of reversed integration, we’ve put all our automated driving activities in the hands of Mobileye boss Amnon Shashua,” explains CEO of Intel Brian Krzanich.

Read more: BMW’s driverless cars: A quantum leap to Level 5

Don’t forget to share this via , , Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Buffer, , Tumblr, Reddit, StumbleUpon and Delicious.

Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future.

He lives in London with a single android – a temperamental vacuum cleaner – but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

BMW’s driverless cars: A quantum leap to Level 5

by Mike Rawson time to read: 1 min
Hi there - can I help you with anything?
[Subscribe here]
 
More in News, Travel
Tesla Semi
Tesla’s new Semi is an electrical monster, but can it really deliver?

Elon Musk has hinted at the new Tesla truck for ages, and now it’s finally arrived. Like everything that Musk showcases, it’s sleek,...

Close